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The Vogelzang surname is a habitational name derived from any of several places called Vogelsang in Germany.

Vogelzang Early Origins



The surname Vogelzang was first found in Pomerania, where the name acquired a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates in Prussia, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Vogelzang Spelling Variations


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Vogelzang Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vogelsang, Vogelgesang, Vogelzang and others.

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Vogelzang Early History


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Vogelzang Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vogelzang research. Another 289 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1562, 1837, 1793, 1741 and 1793 are included under the topic Early Vogelzang History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vogelzang Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vogelzang Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the name Vogelzang at this time were Johann Lucas Vogelsang, a general of the Hessian army at Darmstadt, who was ennobled in 1741; as well as...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Vogelzang Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Simon Vogelgesang, who came to Philadelphia in 1741; Johann Nickol Vogelgesang, who came to Philadelphia in 1750; Johann Vogelsang, who came to Winterhill, Massachusetts in 1777.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vogelzang (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vogelzang (post 1700)



  • Nicholas J. Vogelzang (b. 1949), American medical oncologist with Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN)
  • Peter Vogelzang (b. 1945), Dutch businessman, member of the board of directors of Feyenoord Rotterdam

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Vogelzang Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    11. ...

    The Vogelzang Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vogelzang Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 8 January 2014 at 08:36.

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